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    September 26, 2010
    6:00 - 6:30pm EDT  

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a local woman is barely alive tonight. he was found in the street. a car hit her and the driver did not even stop. good sunday, everyone. police hope that some key ces left behind at the scene help them find that hit and run driver. it happened around 8:15 last night as the woma walked along carol avenue and silver spring. >> reporter:ontgomery count police crash investigators worked the scene late last night. the call went out just after 8:0 for a pedestrian that had been struck by a vehicle. a 24-year-old woman was found underneath a parked truck. >> iheard a thump. sounded like a car hit another car. >> a dark colored sedan, smaller
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model, possibly a honda, actually came up and struck her with the right hand side of the car. the vehicle then fled from the area. >> reporter: authorities don't have muc more than that. but they do say this was a piece of evidence lef behind. part of the passenger's side rear-view mirror. >> then, idealy, something that would be helpful would be the color of the mirror could match thecar. >> reporter: police say the car could have damage to the right side of the front end or windshield. residents say traffic can be a problem there and they'd like to see some traffic calming devices. >> speed bumps would be good.
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>> i've seen a crossing guard almost get hit ying to cross the kids to school. the victim remains hospitalized. she is in serious condition tonight. we' getting a closer look at the damage by yesterday's fire at a strip mall. severe smoke and water damage has made it impossible for several businesses to open there. workers spent the morning sifting through debris. the owner of the beauty salon says there's no telling what will happen next there. many seem to share that feeling. >> also, the roof came down, the restaurant and shop. then you got water coming everywhere. >> i have to start all over. it's everything -- either dirty or damaged. >> some home video taken during the fire. you can see how quickly it fret. no one was hurt.
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we do not know a cause or cost of the clean-up. many believe that washington, d.c. schools are at a cross roads. mayor fenty has been voted out. rhee appeared on mo"meet the press" and said education can continue with or without her, but tough decisions need to be made. >> reporter: miclle rhee explained why she fired hundreds of teaches. >> not to be mean or because we didn't care. we wanted to remove teaches from the classroom because we think our children deserve better. >> reporter: she told david gregory that education reform has been controversial. >> we said it's no longer going to be acceptable. >> reporter: that reform was a
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major priority as mayor fenty. he lost his bid for re-election to fit gray. >> education reform can continue in d.c. regardless of whether i'm there or not. as long as the leadership can continue to make the tough decisions we've made. >> reporter: gregory asked arne duncan why he didn't campaign for fenty. >> there are national candidates i need to support, but mayor fenty did a remarkable job. >> reporter: she says in the time she been chancellor, test scores have risen. >> if you make it the number one issue in the city, have the political leadership d the courage to make tough decisions that you can see tremendous progress in a short period of
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time. >> reporter: rhee was asked by david gregory whether she would stay on as chancellor. she says that still has to be determined and she needs to talk to vincent gray about her future. >> thank you. again, this is education week here at nbc. we're having a conversation about improving the quality of schools in this county tru. to learn more about what we're calling education nation, go to our website. famous atlanta passer broke his silence today and voeed to fight claims that he lured boys into sexual relationships. he addressed his congregation today. four young men are suing him for sexual mcontact. >> i've been accused.
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i'm under attack. i want you to know as i said earlier, i am not a perfect man. but this thi, i'm going to fight. >> now, long did not discuss specifics about the case. he is married with four children and the accusations are -- a female british aide worker and three of her afghan colleagues were kidnapped today in afghanistan. police say thathe officers chased the kidnappers and were involved in a brief gunfight close to the sight. somehowthe kidnappers managed to get away. a student frs virginia gunned down at a college party. now, pole are asking for help to find the gunman.
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>> i looked down, i can't even see the cuts because i just see blood kind of pouring down my leg. >> a teenager recounting just how he saved hself. plus, one of the most spoofed men on "saturday night live" crashes is show. chuck, how about the weather? >> we had a ltle rain this morning, clouds this afternoon. if youant rain, i've got new news. im furyk is motivated by not oversleeping. the cowboys try to avoid an 0-3 spot, plus, the braves honor bobby cox. news 4 at 6:00.
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fired as governor of maryland. four years ago, t for good reason. first, he protected tax loophos for giant cae cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. d for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that ok billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with cporate executives again and again and again tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help.
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middle cde do. growing, evolving, literally transforming our lives. now imagine the possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. at at&t, we support a core set standards that will guide the internet into the future... to protect users, and reward innovators, for years to come. we support a fair and open internet - affordable and accessible to everyone. transparent networks, managed in ways that are
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clear to all users. we support the fcc's plan to bring high-speed internet to everyone in america by 2020. and we are committed to keeping the intern working, as the economic engine that's creating jobs now. working together, investing, keeping information anideas flowing eely, we can ensure that the internet will continue to grow and influence the future... in ways we can only imagine. beuse the future has always been our business. at&t. new jersey police are sench searing for the gunman who opened fire, killing a virginia student. shottings happened early yesterday morning inside a house near the campus. a 19-year-old died.
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witnesses say a man tried to rash the party. theyhrew him out and he came back with a gun. >> guy came back with a gun, started shooting. so packed in a little place. >> meanwhile, the four who were hurt are expected to be okay. tonight, we are hear frg a guy who survived shark attack nearby. it happened friday afternoon at virginia beach. he and his friends were surfing in the sand bridge area when he felt something brush up against him, then he felt it clamp down on his left leg. >> i jumped on my board to try to get myself out of water and as i did, i felt a sharp pain in my knee. just a quick bite and release. >> he had to get1 stitches. officials are still trying to figure out the type of shark. tonight, hyundai is
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recalling 140,000 of its cars. the defect can cause drivers to lose control. all the cars are sonata sedans sold in the united states. it affects 2011 models. some of the cars have steering column shaft with connections that may not have been tightened enough or may have been improperly assembled. owne can take their cars to a dealer for inspection. still ahead tonight -- >> i'm blind. i'm governor and still alive. now, how muc better do you want me to be? >> the real governor david paterson appears on "saturday night live," but n for laughs. we'll explain after the break. plus, chuck bell is here. chuck's going to tell us when the clouds might give us some
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right here in this neighborhood, i grew up learning strong families anhard work means opportunity. and that starts with good schools. it's a tradition here in maryland--
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and why in tse tough times i've put education first. we've made record investments in o classrooms... doubled the number of charter schools... and we've frozen college tuition for four years in a row. and it's working. experts say we now have the number one schools in the nation. when it comes to expanding opportunity in every neighborhood, i know that we must do even better. yoga enthusiasts gathered today in the name of global peace. that was one of many events held around the world today. the goal is to unite people in spirit to promote world peace.
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the task, to perform 108 sun salutations. that is a prominent yoga pose. >> ladies and gentlemen, i wantedo come here tonight before my time as governor of the great state of new york ends and to tell you that working in albany is just like watchi "saturday night live." there are a lot of characters. it's funny foren minutes and then you just want it to over. >> there is he is. thereal new york governor, david paterson. he made a surprise appearance on last night's season premier of snl. in the past, that show has spoofspoof ed paterson a few times. he released a statement saying that although he has a sense of humor, jokes that degrade people for their disability are not funny. i don't know what you'd call last night. he was pretty funny.
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you've got to be a good sport to come on to a show like that. >> any elected official, you have to have a little bit of a thick skin and sense of humor. if you're going to be in the line of fire, you better buckle in. for us, finally a little rain. we are goi to get more between now and tuesday night. outside today, we had just enough rain early this morning to bust a forecast to make a puddle or two, but it didn't add up to more than an inch of rain. lot of folks have had dry hours to get outside, push the baby around. baby's always sleeping in a moving carriage. temperatures made it to the mid-70s today. the sun came up at 6:59 this
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morning. it's going down at 6:59 this even. that means starting tomorrow, we will have less than 12 hors of daylight each day for the next six months. 71 degree, our current temperature. the dew points are in the mid-50s. that i going to be changing. temperatures are in the upper 60s and low 70s. here's a look at live doppler. light rain down towards culpeper and a few showers west of the blue ridge. that's just a tip of the rain shield that is coming in our direction. steadier showers now already moving into southeastern virgia. that is all lting northbod, so we have rain in fact forecast overnight. that's going to be a pretty good
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patch of moderate rain matonigh. could be a slow go on the way to work and school tomorrow morning. that just opens the floodgates to an enormous amount of rain we're going to have. there's the area of upper level low pressure diving down towards the south. it's going toring heavy rain through here tonight, tomorrow, tomorrow night anmaybe a chance for severe weather tuesday. rainfall amounts, one to as much as three inches. rain showers moving in. rain increasing after midnight. the exteed forecast calls for rain tomorrow. thunderstorms on tuesday. a break in the action wednesday. we're going to have the watch the tropics. a little something may be tying to for in the gulf of mexico. if it races up the east coast, it will bring us a rain chance thursday and friday.
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>> all right. thanks. up next in sports, the gnats playing spoiler against the braves. plus, get a good night's sleep think about the internet.
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growing, evolving, literally transformingur lives. now imaginthe possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. at at&t, we support a core set of standards tt will guide the internet into the future... to protect users, and reward innovators, for years to come. we support a fair and open inrnet - affordable and accessible to everyone. transparent networks, managed in ways that are clear to all users. we support the fcc's plan to bring high-speed internet to everyone in america by 2020.
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and we are comtted to keeping the internet working, as the economic engine that's creating jobs now. working together, investing, keeping information and ideas flowing freely, we can ensure th the internet will continue to grow and influence the future... in ways we can only imagine. because the future has always been our business. at&t. the nats were great hosts today, at least before the game started. >> honoring bobby cox.
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every team that he's been on the road has honored im. 158 ejections -- >> a record. >> the nationals honored braves' mager bobby cox, presenting him with a flag flown over the u.s. capitol and calling him one of the greatest managers of all time. they beat bobby's braves. let's go to the ballpark. there he is, mr. bobby cox. the 69-year-old skipper will retire at the end of the season. bottom two, nats lead 1-0. that's down for a base hit. here comes rodriguez. nats take a 2-0 lead. it's 2-1 nationals. hernandez facing rick ankiel with a man on. rips it down the first base line. game knotted at two.
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went six innings. gave up two runs. all right. the seventh. getting interesting. still tied at 2. bases loaded. two outs for ian desmond. this is clutch. willie hrris scores. and here comes danny espanoza. jim wriggleman gets his 100th victory. an 0-2 start is not as devastating as you might think. since the current play format has been put in place, 22 teams have come from an 0-2 start. the 1993 cowboys lost their first two games, but won the super bowl. as for the 2010 cowboys, they still have timeo prove they're a contender. today, playing houston. third quarter, tony romo and the cowboys up by a touchdown. romo drops back, a perfect pass
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to williams. cowboys in front 17-3. then, in the fourth quarter, the head referee having problems with a call. sound up. >> referee: after the play was over, unnecessary roughness on number 52, excuse me a minute. >> oy, what was that, guys? what was the call? wade phillips and tony romo, they were just as confused. >> referee: unnecessary roughness on the -- number 92. 52. unnecessary roughness on the receiving team. number 57. off set, there's also a holding number 92 on the return team. all those off set at the spot of that foul. first down, dallas. >> so, bottom line, no penalty. all for that. not penalty. minutes later, romo to williams
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on the slant. helps when the defender falls down. coach wade pihillips on the sideline. the cowboys get their first win. eli manning and the giants hostinghe tennessee titans. manning under pressure, runs out of the pocket here and i don't know what this is here. this is trying to be brett favre. tries to flicit in the end zone. it's intercepted. tennessee had two inps in the game. their defense is pretty good. third quarter. game tied at 10. manning working out of the end zone, throws deep to mario manningham for positive yardage, but there is a flag down. here's why. number 44, ahmad bradshaw chop
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blocks tony brown. you can't do that. d because it happened in the end zone, walk like an egyptian. manning is like, what? ensuing titan's possession. vince young, looking for and finding his boy. great catch. 13-yard touchdown. the titans down the giants 29-10. golfnow. last month, j furyk was disqualified from the opening tournament in the race for the fedex cup because he overslept. he uses his iphone as an alarm clock. the charger got pulled out of the wall and he overslept, missing his tee time. today, he played well. nick chipping on nine for eale. tied for fourth. luke donnell on the par 4 17th. check this out. rig on the mon. round and round. finished in second place behind
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jim furyk. on 18th he wins the tour championship at eight under. 10 for the fedex cup and 1.3 for the tournament. the tournament. we'll be back afte four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for g corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and againnd again tell bob ehrli big banks and billionares don't need help. middle cde do.
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china, they're busy building wind farms and expanding clean energy manufacturing. but in america, gridlock has held us back. now, the senate can change that - by passing a renewable electricitystan. itill spur development of clean energy and boost manufacturing in america, creating hundreds of thousands of new jobs. so we can make our own energy future - not just buy it from china. call your senators and urge them to pass a renewable electricity standard today. captions paid for by nbc-universal tevision

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